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Every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 5:45pm to 6:00pm.

A deeper look behind the day's top stories

KBOO News In Depth is a daily in-depth interview or feature on a story of significant interest to our listening audience.  These pieces focus on local, national or international issues that reflect KBOO's values of peace, justice, democracy, human rights, multiculturalism, environmentalism, freedom of expression or social change.

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Students and alums demand racial equity in Beaverton School District

Airs at: Mon, 08/03/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  On Saturday, August 1st, a crowd of around 200 gathered at the Beaverton City Library for the Beaverton March for Black Lives and Racial Equity. The protest was led by students and alums of the Beaverton School District. The protest was attended by adults and youth of all... Read more

Journalist Tuck Woodstock shares their experiences covering the Portland protests

Airs at: Thu, 07/30/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
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KBOO's Nat Moon sits down with Tuck Woodstock, who has been on the ground at the Portland demonstrations nearly every night since late May providing a balanced, profound, and at times, heartening outlook on recent events. Tuck talks about the phased departure of federal for... Read more

Damon Motz-Storey of Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility talks about the dangers of tear gas exposure

Airs at: Wed, 07/22/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
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  As demonstrations against police brutality continue across Portland, the Portland Police Bureau and federal agents continue to indiscriminately tear gas large crowds of protesters. KBOO's Nat Moon sits down with Damon Motz-Storey to talk about the dangers of chronic tea... Read more

Voodoo Doughnut Workers Union schedules planned action for July 25th

Airs at: Tue, 07/21/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
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  Samantha Bryce of the Voodoo Doughnut Workers Union sits down with KBOO's Nat Moon to discuss better wages, hazard pay, worker security, and unionizing during a global pandemic. Voodoo Doughnut Workers Union has a picket scheduled for 1PM on Saturday, July 25th at the O... Read more

Jacqueline Keeler on recent high-profile changes to racist sporting team mascots

Airs at: Tue, 07/21/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News

Reveal investigation finds unregulated rehab facilities exploit patients for unpaid labor

Airs at: Thu, 07/16/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  During the current Black Lives Matter Movement, attention has been called to the 13th amendment, which abolished slavery -- except as punishment for a crime. Prison labor is both legal and prevalent in the U.S., which has led to a number of boycotts of companies who use ... Read more

PPB's explanation of violence against protesters falls short, experts say

Airs at: Thu, 07/09/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  On July 8, Portland Police Deputy Chief Chris Davis spoke with members of the press about the escalation of violence at protests and emphasized that officers have been targeted by a small group of unlawful agitators. Many have come out criticizing the Portland Police and... Read more

Inmate says COVID outbreak at San Quentin Prison came from guards, not transfers

Airs at: Wed, 07/08/2020 at 5:30pm - Thu, 07/09/2020 at 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  There has been a massive outbreak of COVID-19 at the San Quentin Federal Prison in northern California. It has reached all parts of the prison, including death row, where many of the men are older prisoners with underlying health conditions. KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke... Read more

Where Beaverton City Council lacks responsiveness to the community, Sunrise picks up the slack with open mic

Airs at: Wed, 07/01/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  Protests for racial justice and police reform call on local governments to be on the forefront of change. The protests and their demands have persisted for over a month now. Some city governments are taking the demands more seriously than others. In Beaverton, local act... Read more

Educators line up to show solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  On Friday, June 26, educators and students came together in support of Black Lives Matter. On Stark Street, East County Educators lined up to show their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. KBOO's Jenka Soderberg was there to hear from educators about their r... Read more